Articles

Lawrence Township School Foundation

The mission of the Lawrence Township School Foundation is to encourage and support creativity, innovation and excellence that
enhances the educational community of the Metropolitan School District of Lawrence Township.

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Don’t treat children like commodities

I’m writing in response to the article "Indiana adoption agencies trying new strategies" from the Oct. 27 issue. As an adoptive mom, I was pleased to see an adoption article at the beginning of National Adoption Month (November). However, I was very disappointed in the use of the term "supply" in referring to the number […]

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Monon Bell football game helps Julian Center

In the weeks leading up to this year’s
big rivalry football game, Wabash College and DePauw University students held various fundraisers to benefit the Julian Center, as well as A-Way Home Shelter
in Putnam County and the Family Crisis Shelter in Montgomery County.

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NFP of NOTE: Giving Sum

Giving Sum, an agency run by volunteers, holds monthly philanthropy leader lunches, and annually distributes $50,000, volunteer
time and advocacy to promote social reform ideas.

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State prevention program helps Children’s Bureau enter new areas, lift budget

Since its origins as the Widows and Orphans Asylum in 1851, the Children’s Bureau has been working to
fix broken families in Indianapolis. Now the local not-for-profit has expanded its reach into 37 Indiana
counties–growing its budget 22 percent in the process. But the agency remains focused on Marion County, where it’s building
a $9.2 million service center at 16th and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. streets.

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